Ameren plans to replace 2 coal plants with gas, renewables

Ameren Missouri predicts big additions of wind and natural gas to replace two coal plants it will retire during the next 20 years, and it expects to add another 10 megawatts ... Read More

Boeing relocating 500 defense jobs to Missouri

Boeing plans to move up to 500 jobs to St. Louis as it relocates defense services work out of Washington state.| The company plans to relocate the majority of its defense ... Read More

Ford will add 1,200 jobs in Kansas City

Ford Motor Co. announced Wednesday that it will add 1,200 new jobs at its Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo to create a second shift for the Transit van. The new ... Read More

Apex Plastics Expands Brookfield Manufacturing Facility to Accommodate Future Growth

Extrusion plastics blow molder, Apex Plastics, announced the opening of its newly remodeled and expanded manufacturing facility at 570 S. Main Street in Brookfield, Missouri. The expansion includes 2,000 sq. ft. ... Read More

Wentzville GM plant adding third shift, 750 jobs

General Motors will add a third shift to its plant in Wentzville for pickup and van production, bringing 750 new jobs to the facility. The third shift will begin in early ... Read More

DED announces expansion of St. Louis craft Brewery

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that Brew Hub will open a new craft brewery in Chesterfield. The company’s expansion includes a $16.8 million capital investment and is ... Read More

New report says Missouri has grown in solar energy use

A new report from Environment Missouri shows Missouri more than tripled its growth in solar energy in 2013. P.J. Wilson, executive director of Environment Missouri, said Missouri’s solar policies are allowing ... Read More

Wash U solar energy research center gets millions in federal funding

A Washington University-based research center seeking better ways to collect and use solar energy has received $14.4 million in federal funding. The Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center (PARC), which is led by ... Read More

Urban Chestnut, Civil Life harness solar power

Both The Civil Life and Urban Chestnut breweries have recently installed solar panels to help them reduce their carbon footprints. The St. Louis company that designed those systems will lead a ... Read More

Pettis County gains new renewable energy plant and 23 new jobs

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that BioStar Systems has selected Pettis County as the location of its new biogas production facility. DED officials joined company leadership and ... Read More